Crococun Zoo

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Croco Cun Zoo is a great experience for families, where you can get up close and personal not only with crocodiles, but a variety of local animals.

For an up close experience of some of Mexico's native wildlife, Crococun is a great place to check out. This crocodile farm features a wide range of exhibits from large and fearsome crocodiles to babies that you can pet and hold. Additionally, they also have parrots, deer, and other animals that you can feed and hold.

Location

Situated in the Riviera Maya, south west of Riviera Cancun, Crococun Zoo happily welcomes customers who are rooming in this area of Quintana Roo. Even if you aren't staying in the vicinity, you should think about stopping by to enjoy a great time. It's 2.5 miles north of Puerto Morelos.

This attractions is located just under 20 miles away from Cancun in the Maya Riviera. Take the MYAB bus line from the Cancun or Playa del Carmen bus stations for a direct ride to the zoo.

Nearby Restaurants

If the time you spend visiting this zoo leaves your stomach stomach growling, don't fret -- you'll find an exceptionally large selection of dining options in this general area. The most nearby place to eat to Crococun Zoo is Casa del Mar, which sells International meals. It is just about a mile and a half away from this zoo, so check it out and try something off the menu. Coffee Shop at Ocean Coral and Hacienda Los Girasoles offer additional refreshment choices nearby. At Hacienda Los Girasoles you and your party can try a bit of Mexican meals and enjoy the culture of Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean.

Nearby Attractions

Other types of local attractions include Ocean Research Facility, which is a mile and a half away the Riviera Maya. Furthermore, you can think about making the trip to Old Market District, which is another nearby attraction.

Zoos are nice for a few hours here and there, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The table below lists other attractions that are closest.

Attractions Near Crococun Zoo
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Ocean Research Facility Other Activities/Excursions 1.6 mi. (2.3 km) SE 1.4 mi. North-Northeast of Puerto Morelos
Old Market District Historic Site 1.9 mi. (2.7 km) SSW Villa Morelos
Leaning Lighthouse Other Attraction 2.5 mi. (0.2 km) SSE Puerto Morelos
Yax-Che Jardin Botanico -- 2.7 mi. (2.8 km) SSW Puerto Morelos
Atlantida at Parque Nizuc Other Attraction 10.9 mi. (16.4 km) NNE 10.2 mi. South of Cancun
Selvatica -- 12.1 mi. (20.6 km) W 12.8 mi. West of Puerto Morelos
Punta Nizuc National Park -- 12.4 mi. (17.3 km) NE 10.7 mi. South-Southeast of Cancun
Ruinas del Rey Historic Site 14.0 mi. (14.3 km) NNE 8.9 mi. Southeast of Cancun

More Information

Hours

Crococun Zoo is open everyday from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

Cost

The price of admission is $20(USD) for adults and $12(USD) for kids.

Location: the Riviera Maya, Mexico

Phone

(998) 850-3719

Website

http://www.crococunzoo.com

 

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